38 miles
Distance
8,841 ft
Climb
-8,841 ft
Descent
4,853 ft
High Point

A lot of elevation gain for a lot of fun on some really good trails

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Big Gah Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,156 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,183 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.075%
  • Grade min
    76.412%
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Black Mountain 2018
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A rainy, foggy, eerie descent of Pilot Rock in Pisgah, NC
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Pilot Rock
May 28, 2018 @ 8:05am
May 28, 2018
Bradley Creek
May 22, 2018 @ 1:25pm
May 22, 2018
Multiple trees down, river depth is impassable on the side closest to S Mills
South Mills River
May 3, 2018 @ 5:50pm
May 3, 2018
Hundreds of downed trees. One significant one that was almost impassable. So overgrown it’s hard to even see the trail. Arms and legs are destroyed. Add that to the 9 river crossings and it’s no fun.
Clawhammer Rd
Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:29am
Apr 30, 2018
Black Mountain
Apr 21, 2018 @ 7:28am
Apr 21, 2018
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